The sweet taste of spring

Vermont Maple Sugar Camp, 1900-1906, Photo from the Library of Congress- the Detroit Publishing Company Photograph Collection. Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer No one knows for sure how long people have been making maple syrup. We do know that no where else in the world is maple syrup made except in North America and that Native Americans were More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

2017 4-H and FFA Ham, Bacon, Egg Show and Sale

4-H and FFA Ham, Bacon, Egg Sale Participants – Front row, l to r: Morgan Baldwin, Brandal Carr, Kyle Cohenour, Clayton Shinaberry, Kindra Carr, Elizabeth Friel, Kya Barb and Emily McCormick. Second row: Silas More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Building Consensus

Purposes and Cost of School Levies When thinking about what Pocahontas County voters may consider reasonable purposes and cost for a school levy it is helpful to look at other similarly situated counties which have More...

By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Frostmore Farms ~ it’s a sweet thing

John Wayne, Rachel Taylor’s dad, gives a tour at Frostmore Farm last weekend. Wayne shows how the maple water is collected in evaporators where debris is separated from the sweet nectar before it is cooked to More...

By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

DTC seeks Sheriff Barlow’s assistance

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Due to Tuesday night’s inclement weather, Mayor Kenneth Lehman asked Durbin Town Council to jump right into the discussion on a new town ordinance pertaining to the dogs within More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Rt. 250 is now open

Rt. 250, one mile above Durbin is now open to through traffic. The road was closed earlier due to an accident.  More...

By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Stitzinger looks below the surface

LOOKING FOR A one of a kind gift? Look no further than the 4th Avenue Gallery in Marlinton where you will find the stone artwork of Kevin Stitzinger. He serves as manager of the Pocahontas County Artisans More...